Montana Big Sky & Western Americana

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Montana 'Big Sky' and Holiday Auction is a four day feast for the collector. This sale begins with a one day Montana only auction focusing on tokens and postal history. The next three days run the wide range of a traditional Holabird Auction: minerals, numismatics, Native Americana, railroadianna, mining, photographs, stock certificates, express, saloon, exposition, assay, tokens, badges, Gold Rush, etc. Heavy emphasis is placed on Colorado, California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and the Western States.
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Tohoho O'odham Basket2000 - Tohoho O'odham Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Tohono O'Odham basket. Coyote Tracks. 15" diameter, 4" deep. Willow, w/ devil's claw. City: State: Arizona Date: hwac# 3...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Tohono O'Odham Basket2000A - Tohono O'Odham Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Small Tohono O'odum basket. 6.5" diameter, 1" deep. Willow, w/ devil's claw. hwac# 35463
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 180.00
 
 
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Vintage Native American Beaded Collar2002 - Vintage Native American Beaded Collar
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Collar features red, blue and turquoise colored seed beads. Abalone shell beads are suspended at edges. This round collar is 8" long from neck ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to d********7 for (50.00 + 11.50) x 1 = 61.50
 
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Beaded, Fringed Native American Dress2003 - Beaded, Fringed Native American Dress
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Absolutely beautiful beaded buckskin long dress, fringed on sleeves back and hem. Minnie (Moo-Ah) Williams made this dress for her family around 1952.
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to e*****r for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
 
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Necklace with Water Buffalo Teeth2004 - Necklace with Water Buffalo Teeth
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Native American necklace: water buffalo teeth with ceramic beads. Two amber ferrules at center where a 4.5" metal cross is suspended. Necklace ...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Native American Stone Necklace2005 - Native American Stone Necklace
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Vintage necklace made of large stones with carved amber colored stone beads. Approximately 24" length. City: State: Date: hwac# 35335
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Trade Bead Necklaces2006 - Trade Bead Necklaces
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two necklaces made of rough ceramic beads. Strung on hemp. Approx. 24" in length. City: State: Date: hwac# 35336
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Beaded Medicine Bag2007 - Beaded Medicine Bag
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Native American beaded medicine bag: yellow, red, and blue seed beads. Leather necklace and closure tie. City: State: Date: hwac# 35337
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to b*******s for (140.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 168.00
 
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Northwest Coast Effigy Necklace2008 - Northwest Coast Effigy Necklace
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Five animal effigies represented are: otter, eagle, bear, turtle, and fox. Also a small bone fishhook and a bone tool shaped pendant, interspersed wit
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Native American Beaded Leather Gauntlets Gloves2009 - Native American Beaded Leather Gauntlets Gloves
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Antique 1800's Old West Native American Beaded Leather Gauntlets Gloves. Probably Plains Indian made in the 1870's. Possibly Meti, general r...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Bureau of Indian Affairs Ephemera2010 - Bureau of Indian Affairs Ephemera
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 3 receipts from the Department of the Interior, Office of Indian Affairs. Some dates indicate July 9, 1875. The remittance of $11,000.00 dollar
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Estimates : 70.00 - 500.00
Sold to i*********1 for (130.00 + 29.90) x 1 = 159.90
 
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Thomas Downs Dakota Indian Agent Collection2011 - Thomas Downs Dakota Indian Agent Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This lot of four artifacts represents an irreplaceable portion of history surrounding the American Indian Wars of the late 19th century. Thomas Downs
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Estimates : 250.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to i*********1 for (250.00 + 57.50) x 1 = 307.50
 
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Two Photos of "Chief Paconda"2012 - Two Photos of "Chief Paconda"
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Both photos are studio photos and are in original frames. Writtten on one photo: "Chief Paconda (My Yonger Brother) among the Algonquins the mo...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to b*******s for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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On the Plains (Oil Painting by E.A. Burbank)2013 - On the Plains (Oil Painting by E.A. Burbank)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Oil painting of the Great Plains by Elbridge Ayer (E. A.) Burbank (1858-1949). 25.5" H x 36" W. Burbank was an American artist who sketch...
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Two Native American Real Photo Postcards2014 - Two Native American Real Photo Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Published in Vancouver by Garren Sutton. Unused. City: State: Date: hwac# 36020
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to j*****r for (30.00 + 6.90) x 1 = 36.90
 
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Two Billiard Balls and a Stolen Notice2015 - Two Billiard Balls and a Stolen Notice
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Choice ivory and red billiard balls. "Stolen" notice from the saloon of Martin Wallace, Salinas, Feb. 11, 1888. City: Salinas State: C...
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Estimates : 240.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8*****H for (225.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 270.00
 
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Set of Billiard Balls2016 - Set of Billiard Balls
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The Goodman, Leavitt, Yatter Co., F. A. Leavitt, Manager. Manufacturers of Billiard, Pool and combination tables. Billiard Merchandise for every descr
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Estimates : 100.00 - 600.00
Sold to i*********1 for (55.00 + 12.65) x 1 = 67.65
 
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Very Rare Brunswick Balke Billiard Table Agreement for Virginia City2017 - Very Rare Brunswick Balke Billiard Table Agreement for Virginia City
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1914 agreement between M.G. Edwards, Virginia City, Storey Co. and The Brunswick, Balke, Collendar Co. of California for the rental of a pool table. 1
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to 8*****H for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Chicago Brewery Glass2018 - Chicago Brewery Glass
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rare. Early brewery. Weak strike with logo and scroll work. "Chicago Lager Beer / Chicago Brewery / San Francisco." Burt Collection Ci...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to M****H for (50.00 + 11.50) x 1 = 61.50
 
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Old German Lager with rare San Francisco agent2019 - Old German Lager with rare San Francisco agent
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Etched scroll work. Barrel shaped. 3 1/2". RARE San Francisco agent. "Old German Lager / Prosit! Es Giebt Keim Kopfwen / An Old Type Germ...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Sonoma Brewing Company Bottle2020 - Sonoma Brewing Company Bottle
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Brown Sonoma Brewing Co. bottle with raised initials SBCO in center of raised circle. City: Sonoma State: California Date: hwac# 35338
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Louisville, Kentucky Whisky Bottle2021 - Louisville, Kentucky Whisky Bottle
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very nice, classic Kentucky whisky bottle. Stamped, " WM. BORGMAN, DISTILLERY AGENT. DEALER IN WHISKIES AND WINES, LOUISVILLE, KY". Measu...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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99 Kentucky Whiskey Bottle Collection2022 - 99 Kentucky Whiskey Bottle Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
OLD KAINTUCK/WHISKEY. The most popular alcoholic beverage in early nineteenth-century America was whiskey and the best whiskey was distilled in Kentu
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 70.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Carson City Drug Store Bottle Group2023 - Carson City Drug Store Bottle Group
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four embossed drug bottles from Carson City. Three different sizes of Walter Chedic's bottles (pat 1888), the 1, 2, 3 ounce sizes, all under 5.5...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to c******k for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Four Different Thaxter Rounds2024 - Four Different Thaxter Rounds
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four different sizes of the round backed Thaxter embossed drug bottles. Nice appearance, but some chips on the big one. 3.5 to 6" tall. Mortar ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to c******k for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Thaxter Bottles, Four Different Sizes!2025 - Thaxter Bottles, Four Different Sizes!
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four sizes of the Thaxter oval with mortar & Pestal. Clear. Generally mint, except one with lip chip. 4.5 to 7" tall. c1870's-80's ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to c******k for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Three Different Patterns of Thaxter Drug Bottles2026 - Three Different Patterns of Thaxter Drug Bottles
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three rare varieties of Thaxter, including the rare "Thaxter T" (4.5"). Also a square mortar & Pestal (4"), oval Thaxter Dru...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to c******k for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Two Early Thaxter Drug Bottles2027 - Two Early Thaxter Drug Bottles
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is the oldest of all the Thaxter drug bottles. They have a flat bottom and a bottom pointed GCT emblem. They date to 1878, approximately. Very Ra
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Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to c******k for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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"The Best by a Dam Site" Coke Bottle2028 - "The Best by a Dam Site" Coke Bottle
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Aqua green coca-cola bottle. Diamond shape. On outside it says, "The Best by a Dam Site / Coca Cola Bottling Com." Inside it says "Bo...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to e*****r for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Reno Beer Bottle2029 - Reno Beer Bottle
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Reno Brewing Co., Reno Nevada. In 1940 business was booming for the Reno Brewing Company. Founded in 1903 and having survived Prohibition by selling n
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Start Price : 15.00 | Estimates : 30.00 - 60.00
 
 
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Thaxter's Drug Store Bottles, Three Different2030 - Thaxter's Drug Store Bottles, Three Different
Holabird Western Americana Collections
7", 5.5", 3.5" clear embossed drug bottles from Thaxter's Drug Store in Carson City Each has lip chips, but the large size is a b...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to c******k for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Pale Green Bottle (Lead, South Dakota)2031 - Pale Green Bottle (Lead, South Dakota)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Bottle. Richardson Bottling Works. Lead, S.D. City: Lead State: South Dakota Date: hwac# 35461
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 70.00
 
 
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Silver Scroll Flask2032 - Silver Scroll Flask
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautiful small glass flask with ornate scroll work overlay. Screw top silver cap, full base and central medallion piece. Measures approx. 5" t...
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Estimates : 180.00 - 380.00
Sold to F*****6 for (225.00 + 51.75) x 1 = 276.75
 
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Second Silver Scroll Flask2033 - Second Silver Scroll Flask
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautiful glass flask with ornate scroll work overlay. Hinged flip-top silver cap, full base and engraved central medallion work. Concave back, measur
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Estimates : 180.00 - 500.00
Sold to B***o for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Dark Aqua Insulator2034 - Dark Aqua Insulator
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Unusual shaped insulator. Beautiful dark aqua green color. Patented June 17, 1890. 5" h x 8" diameter at widest. Very good condition. ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8*****p for (50.00 + 11.50) x 1 = 61.50
 
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Four Glass Ink Bottles2035 - Four Glass Ink Bottles
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three are heavy square glass, two of those have pen holders in them. One is pyramid shaped. All are in very good condition. City: State: Date:
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Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to i*********1 for (30.00 + 6.90) x 1 = 36.90
 
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PONS SODA BOTTLE2036 - PONS SODA BOTTLE
Holabird Western Americana Collections
City: State: Date: hwac# 30155
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 9*****H for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Three A.W. Kenison Co. Calendars: 1914, 1915, 19192037 - Three A.W. Kenison Co. Calendars: 1914, 1915, 1919
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice trio of calendars for A.W. Kenison Co./ Ice, Beer, Soda, Liquor, Mineral Water/ Auburn-Roseville-Rocklin-Lincoln. 1) 1914. Approx. 25" x 1...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 900.00
Sold to j*****r for (75.00 + 17.25) x 1 = 92.25
 
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Napa Valley Wine Co. Stock Certificate, 18722038 - Napa Valley Wine Co. Stock Certificate, 1872
Holabird Western Americana Collections
One fully issued stock certificate signed by Charles Krug as president and Jacob Beringer as Secretary, issued to George Fazz for ten shares, December
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to r******g for (350.00 + 80.50) x 1 = 430.50
 
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Napa Wine Cover Collection2039 - Napa Wine Cover Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Collection of ten corner advertising covers from California wine vintners or wholesalers, circa 1900. Includes Inglenook, Italian Swiss Colony, Calif.
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Wine Letterhead and Billhead Collection2040 - Wine Letterhead and Billhead Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Collection of 24 California Wine pieces, mostly all pictorial, some very fancy. Includes: Kohler & Van Bergen, Lachman & Jacobs, Burns Wine ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to d*******t for (170.00 + 34.00) x 1 = 204.00
 
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Napa, French and Other Wine Labels2041 - Napa, French and Other Wine Labels
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At least 100 wine labels. Includes some great stuff, from 1964 Margaux, Inglenook 1940's and 50's, some early California labels and others. ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to t******2 for (200.00 + 46.00) x 1 = 246.00
 
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Wine Hand Bills and Illustration, c18902042 - Wine Hand Bills and Illustration, c1890
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Great group of five items of the California wine business. A) California Big Tree joint Wine Exhibit, 1893 pamphlet, six panel, full color 3.5 x 7&q...
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Estimates : 260.00 - 500.00
Sold to h*******e for (300.00 + 69.00) x 1 = 369.00
 
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Oil Painting of The Old Corner Saloon2043 - Oil Painting of The Old Corner Saloon
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Terrific original oil painting on board of the Old Corner Saloon by Burkhard. The saloon was located at 6th and K street until 1898 when William Ellsw
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to d*****1 for (600.00 + 138.00) x 1 = 738.00
 
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Buffalo Brewing Company Covers for Incoming Orders (w/ Good Cancels)2044 - Buffalo Brewing Company Covers for Incoming Orders (w/ Good Cancels)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 50 postal covers for the Buffalo Brewing Company. Nearly all are for incoming orders. See who was ordering from this important brewery in the e
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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'Old Ripy Sour Mash Whiskey' Cribbage Board2045 - 'Old Ripy Sour Mash Whiskey' Cribbage Board
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Whiskey cribbage boards have dotted our sales for decades. This is the first of this type we have seen. Borgfeldt-Propfe Company, San Francisco, Agent
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Jesse Moore Billhead and Pictorial Advertising Cover2046 - Jesse Moore Billhead and Pictorial Advertising Cover
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Fancy scrip blue billhead. 1/3 pictorial cover. Reverse has full cover ad. City: San Francisco State: California Date: 1902 hwac# 35633
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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National Brewing Co., San Francisco Photograph2047 - National Brewing Co., San Francisco Photograph
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Toned photo of street in front of the National Brewing Co.; men in horse drawn wagons lined up. Mounted, 9" x 12". City: San Francisco ...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Photo of Julius Hoegemann Sunnyside Saloon2048 - Photo of Julius Hoegemann Sunnyside Saloon
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Great toned photo of a group of men standing outside the Julius Hoegemann Sunnyside Saloon. Matted and nicely framed, 10.75" x 12.75". ...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Western Whiskey Collection2049 - Western Whiskey Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 16. 1) Premier piece is a Louis Taussig pictorial envelope and billhead. 1894. No Stamp. 2) Also a corner cover and letterhead for Weil Brothe
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Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to l*******c for (130.00 + 29.90) x 1 = 159.90
 
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